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Bobcat Banking

Are you the ultimate Montana State University Bobcat fan? Prove it by proudly displaying your team spirit on your debit card and checks. Bobcat Banking is exclusively available at First Interstate Bank.

Bobcat Banking is a special program that lets you keep the checking account you currently have, but upgrade your debit card and checks to exclusive designs featuring the famous Bobcat logo. In addition, you receive special amenities only available to Bobcat Banking members.

Want to sign up? Simply visit your local First Interstate branch. Don’t have a First Interstate Bank checking account? Open one today!

Features & Benefts

  • Keep all the elements of your current First Interstate Bank checking account
  • Upgrade to an exclusive Bobcat Banking Debit Card, available only at First Interstate Bank
  • Upgrade to exclusive Bobcat Banking checks and receive a $5.00 discount on each check order
  • Mortgage Loan origination fee discount of $250.00
  • Consumer Auto Loan fee discount of $25.00
  • CD Bonus of .05% on any term (can be used in conjunction with other account bonuses)
  • Earn 1,500 bonus FirstRewards points† upon approval of a FirstRewards World MasterCard©* within the first 30 days of joining Bobcat Banking. Already a FirstRewards cardholder? 1,500 bonus FirstRewards points† will be credited to your account when you enroll in Bobcat Banking!
  • 10% discount** at all Universal Athletic locations with special promotional discounts throughout the year, including a game-day discount of 25% on Bobcat apparel (Montana stores only). Simply show and use your Bobcat Banking Debit Card or checks to receive this discount
  • Free ticket giveaways to MSU Bobcat football and basketball games
  • Free tail gate parties, hosted by First Interstate Bank
  • Exclusive field access
  • Invitations to other special gatherings and promotions, exclusively for Bobcat Banking members

Fees & Information

Annual fee of $15.00, which will be automatically deducted from the checking account tied to your Bobcat Banking membership at the time of enrollment and then annually on your enrollment anniversary (fee applies to each enrolling party).

*Subject to approval
†FirstRewards bonus points awarded one-time only. Points will be credited to your account within four to six weeks.
**Some exclusions may apply. See store for details.

Upcoming Events

Tailgating events are exclusive to Bobcat Banking program members. Come enjoy food, drinks, and the chance to win prizes! Simply present your Bobcat Banking card at the tailgating event for entry.


  • 9/26 Homecoming
  • 11/7 Ag Appreciation
  • 11/21 Cat/Griz (in Bozeman)


  • 9/3 Gold Rush
  • 10/10 Parent/Family Weekend
  • 10/24 Military Appreciation